Miami Heat player Dion Waiters suffers ‘medical emergency’ aboard NBA team’s plane: reports

Miami Warmth guard Dion Waiters used to be scratched from the workforce’s recreation towards the Lakers in Los Angeles on Friday night time, reportedly as a result of he ate too many “gummies” goodies.

Waiters used to be subconscious when the airplane landed, and suffered a seizure when he woke up, consistent with Andy Slater of South Florida’s FOX Sports activities 640 radio.


The incident used to be to start with reported as a “scientific emergency” aboard the workforce’s airplane.

The Warmth had been flying to Los Angeles from Phoenix, the place they defeated the Suns 124-108 on Thursday night time.

Miami Heat guard Dion Waiters has missed all nine of the team's games this season (Miami Heat)

Miami Warmth guard Dion Waiters has overlooked all 9 of the workforce’s video games this season (Miami Warmth)

In keeping with the Miami Usher in, Waiters has now overlooked the primary 9 video games of Miami’s season, after having been suspended closing month for “habits destructive to the workforce.”

Waiters reportedly were given into a controversy with Warmth trainer Erik Spoelstra after Miami’s preseason recreation towards the Houston Rockets.

“There have been quite a lot of unacceptable incidents this week, culminating together with his unprofessional habits at the bench closing night time,” Warmth President Pat Riley informed the Solar Sentinel of South Florida on Oct. 19. “As a end result, I think we needed to droop him.”

Of the video games he has overlooked, Waiters used to be regarded as at the lively roster for 2 of them – a win closing Sunday towards the Houston Rockets and the Thursday victory in Phoenix – however didn’t see taking part in time, consistent with the Usher in.


Waiters is within the 3rd yr of a four-year $52 million contract and would obtain a $1.1 million bonus if he seems in 70 of the workforce’s 82 video games this season, consistent with the document.

4 different Warmth avid gamers sat out Friday’s recreation towards the Lakers with quite a lot of accidents, the document mentioned. Miami (6-Three) misplaced 95-80 to Los Angeles (7-1).

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